Fall Book Frenzy Donation bags have been sent home. Fill them with gently used books, puzzles, and games. Please, no DVDs, CDs, or VCR tapes. If you have reusable bags you would like to donate, put them in your bag as well. We will use them at the sale for books that have been purchased. Bring your bags to USN between Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 22. USNA volunteers will collect your items during morning drop-off. If you have a large donation or need extra help, please call the USNA Office at 615-321-8019.
Author Night: A lively evening with Tyler Merritt on September 26
Tuesday, September 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Durnan Auditorium
We are kicking off Fall Book Frenzy with the second annual Author Night. Fall Book Frenzy will host Tyler Merritt, author of the best-selling memoir “I Take My Coffee Black.” Merritt is a sought-after speaker, as well as a musician, actor, and author. He will discuss his memoir. A book signing opportunity will follow. Books will be available for purchase on Author Night at the event. Tickets are $20, and light food will be served. To learn more or purchase tickets here.
Fall Book Frenzy takes place in Cheek Gym
Thursday, September 28 from 12 to 7 p.m. for the USN community only
Friday, September 29 from 12 to 7 p.m. for the USN community only
Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This day is open to the general public, and the $10 fill-your-bag sale takes place from 2 to 3 p.m.
Sign up to volunteer
Fall Book Frenzy needs lots of volunteers to receive books during drop off, box books, sort books as well as to work the cash register and reset the gym after the sale. Click here to sign up. As a thank you, volunteers are given the first opportunity to shop the sale.
Proceeds from Author Night benefit the Hassenfeld Library and USN’s K-12 need-based scholarship program. Funds raised from the sale of books, puzzles, and games during Fall Book Frenzy benefit the Hassenfeld Library.
Following Thanksgiving Break, all exterior doors will remain locked when school is in session — as per state law (Tennessee Code § 49-6-817). All families, vendors, and other guests must ring the doorbell at the 19th Avenue entrance and present an ID to enter USN. We also will welcome Sgt. Anthony Jones and Cpl. Robert Gibson as School Resource Officers patrolling the Edgehill Campus and the River Campus.
The Artclectic 2023 chairs recruited talented committee volunteers, selected participating artists, solicited sponsors, planned parties, and ensured that there was something for everyone at our annual art show. The result: in its 27-year history, only two shows resulted in more sales than Artclectic 2023.
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